People Business Leader for CIO/COO (f/m/x)

Raiffeisen Bank International

Job Overview

We, the team of GROUP PEOPLE AND ORGANISATIONAL INNOVATION at RBI strive to support our PEOPLE to unfold their full potential for the best of our business success. To that endeavor, we seek to be close to our business, understand business needs and translate our business strategy into a value adding people strategy.

People Business Leader for CIO/COO (f/m/x)

The People Business Leader is dedicated to the CIO/COO area. S/he is the major bridge on a strategic level between business and PEOPLE. S/he will partner up on eye-level with the respective board member and his leadership community to actively promote PEOPLE strategy/agenda that is relevant for our business.

The People Business Leader is a mature, reflective personality eager to work in a dynamic and demanding environment. S/he has a good understanding of banking business, high analytic capabilities and can identify patterns quickly. S/he is strong in advising and coaching, is an integrative, communicative personality and able to pitch new ideas in a convincing way. Most importantly, s/he is experienced in steering agile teams and brings relevant stakeholders and teams on the table working for our common business goal.

What you can expect:

  • Add value at the business table especially through providing expertise on people, change and culture topics and – where relevant – a “different” perspective
  • Provide advice, sparring and coaching
  • Co–deliver key people processes (e.g. Annual Leadership Review, executives recruiting, executive’s performance management)
  • Build and keep trustful collaboration relations to identify needs and “contract” people services; to introduce other people functions with the business; to manage expectations regarding capacities, quality and delivery time
  • Provide input to the Head of People Consulting regarding (re-)staffing decisions and performance evaluation of agile team members allocated to the respective people consulting area
  • Explain business needs to Expert Centers (EC) and involve them
  • Coordinate HR colleagues in subsidiaries in CEE on joint projects
  • Manage feedback from clients on services provided and guide continuous improvement efforts
  • Connect and build excellent working relationships and earn trust with multiple stakeholders
What you bring to the table:
  • University degree, ideally IT, economics and business administration, psychology or legal
  • Home domain in IT related topics paired with solid HR understanding (recruiting, development, learning, legal context); and ideally experience as agile and/or transformation coach
  • Additional experience in IT and operations of advantage
  • Several years of experience in working with delivering and co-creating solutions for and advising top and senior managers & management teams
  • Knowledge on trends relevant for business leaders e.g. Strategy & Business Model Design, Agile/Adaptive, Customer Centricity, Data Analytics, Leadership, Restructuring, Innovation
  • Experience in leading teams (in traditional and/or agile/adaptive set-ups), open for feedback and driving leadership according to our principals
  • Fluent in English, German language skills are advantageous
  • Highly customer-oriented, business minded in a friendly and pleasant manner
  • Opportunity seeking personality with a strong “can do” attitude
  • Remaining cool and calm under pressure/when being challenged and able to balance different internal stakeholders and agile teams
  • Willing to speak up and make a difference in a convincing way
  • Strong communication & negotiation skills; always bearing our corporate values in mind
  • Getting across your message and ability to present complex topics to the point in a convincing manner
What we offer:
  • You’ll work in an international team at a leading bank
  • You’ll benefit from flexible working arrangements and determine your own work-life balance
  • You’ll benefit from the very latest in tailored professional development
  • You’ll earn an appropriate salary starting at EUR 74,000 gross p.a. including overtime
RBI AG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, race or color, national origin, religion, political or other opinion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.
We are looking forward to receiving your online application!
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